The Chemical Brothers, 7:30 p.m. June 12, Nimitz Hall. Tickets: $18. Call 536-4255 or 545-4000.
Sixteenth annual Maui Chamber Music Festival (formerly known as the Kapalua Music Festival), June 12-15. All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Festival opens with "Basically Brahms" concert, June 12, Sacred Hearts Church at Kapalua, Maui; "Cameron Memorial Concert" featuring the music of Mozart, Paganini and Schubert, June 13, at the Sacred Hearts Church; "Tangos to Classics," June 14, Seabury Hall; and "Encore!" 4:30 p.m. June 15.
On June 14, there also will be an open dress rehearsal from 2 to 4:30 p.m.; a guitar workshop with Kevin Gallagher at 4:30 p.m.; and a catered dinner from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by a pre-concert lecture.
On June 15, children can enjoy a complimentary concert at 2:30 p.m. in Seabury Hall. Adults may also attend the concert for a nominal fee. Following "Encore!" there will be a catered picnic.
Limited seating. Tickets: $15-$112. To purchase tickets write to the Maui Arts and Cultural Center Box Office, P.O. Box 338, Kahului, Hawaii 96732, or call 1-808-242-7469. For information call Marie Gammie at 1-808-244-1189.
Hawaii Guitar Festival '97 presents Colombian-born Ricardo Cobo, 8 p.m. June 13; and jazz guitarist John Pisano with Byron Yasui, 8 p.m. June 14, Orvis Auditorium. Tickets: $10-$12. Advance tickets at 956-3836.
Neighbor Island All-Star concerts featuring B.B. Shawn, Ricardo Cobo, John Pisano and Byron Yasui, 7:30 p.m. June 15, Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center; 7:30 p.m. June 19, Maui Arts and Cultural Center; and 7:30 p.m. June 20, UH-Hilo Theatre. Tickets: $10-$12. Call 1-808-245-8270 (Kauai); 1-808-242-7469 (Maui); and 1-808-974-7310 (Hilo).
Pisano and Cobo will also be performing, 8 p.m. June 12, Borders, Ward Centre, call 591-8995; and at the Lodge at Koele -- Pisano, June 17, and Cobo, June 18 -- as part of the Lanai Visiting Artist Program, information, 1-800-321-4666.
Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom and Willie K., 9 p.m. June 13, Borders, Ward Centre. Call 591-8995.
Fifth annual spring dance and music concert, 7:30 p.m. June 14, Kilauea Theater, Big Island. Cost: $6. Call 1-808-967-8222.
Bankoh Ki-Ho'Alu slack key concert features George Kuo, Dennis Kamakahi, Brother Noland, Martin and Cyril Pahinui, Randy Lorenzo, Pekelo Cosma, Sam and Howard Ahia and Ikaika Brown, noon-5:30 p.m. June 15, Maui Arts and Cultural Center. Free. Refreshments available for purchase. Information: call 239-4336 (Oahu) or email Milt.Concerts.Slack.Key@Juno.Com.
Israel Vibration and the Roots Radics, 7:30 p.m. June 16-17, Nimitz Hall. Cost: $18.50. Tickets: 536-4255 or 545-4000.
"The Jam" featuring UB40's Bitty McLean and his band, 8 p.m. June 19, and Macka B., The Mad Professor and the Robotiks with Nolan Irie, 8 p.m. June 20, Kona Surf. Gates open at 7 p.m. with Natural Vibrations opening. Cost: $20 per night, advance; $25 per night, day of the show; and $35 advance 2-show purchase. Tickets available at MJS Music in Hilo, Rhythm and Reading in Waimea, Tempo Music in Kona, and the Kona Surf Hotel. Information: 1-808-322-3411.
Also appearing, 3 p.m. June 22, Maui Arts and Cultural Center Amphitheater with Fiji and his band joining the groups as backup. Gates open at 1:30 p.m. Tickets: $20 advance; $25 day of the show. Tickets available at all Connection Outlets on Maui, at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center box office, or charge by phone at 1-800-333-3388. Information: 1-808-242-7469.
Guitar workshops with jazz guitarist John Pisano, 1-4 p.m. June 13; and with classical guitarist Ricardo Cobo, 1-4 p.m. June 14, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Music Building, Room 36. Cost: $30 per workshop; $50 both workshops. Register at 956-7221.